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Year of India Event: Representing South Asia on Film—Part 1



Date: 10/17/2012
Time: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

 

Shatranji ke Khiladi (The Chess Players)

 

Director Satyajit Ray’s 1977 Shatranji ke Khiladi (The Chess Players) is a biting satire of a defining moment in Britain’s conquest of India. Serinity Young, QC professor of Classical, Middle Eastern, and Asian Languages and Cultures, will introduce this acknowledged masterpiece depicting the intersections of political intrigue and social decadence.


Hosted by the Godwin-Ternbach Museum

More Information: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/GlobalEd/YearOfIndia/Pages/default.aspx

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Godwin-Ternbach Museum

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